07.10.2020
The spread of the coronavirus from the start of the year had a major impact on the performance of the Estonian economy and of the economy of the whole world. Although the economic decline in many countries was less than was forecast at the first peak of the crisis, the economy of the euro area... more
30.09.2020

Governor of Eesti Pank Madis Müller spoke at the Äriplaan 2021 economic conference on Tuesday, where he said that although the Estonian economy has outperformed expectations so far, the uncertainty caused by the outbreak of the coronavirus means that both businesses and the government need to... more

29.09.2020

The contraction in the Estonian economy in the second quarter was smaller than had been feared, but a new outbreak of the coronavirus will push the recovery of the economy further into the future. Once the restrictions introduced under the emergency situation were lifted, the economy started to... more

19.06.2020
The Estonian Economy and Monetary Policy is an Eesti Pank review released four times a year that summarises the main recent events in the global and Estonian economies. Twice a year, in June and December, the review also contains a full forecast for the Estonian economy, while in March and... more
29.05.2020
Kaspar Oja Economist at Eesti Pank

Data from Statistics Estonia show that Estonian GDP was 0.7% smaller in the first quarter than in the same quarter of last year, and seasonally adjusted was 3.7% less than in the fourth quarter of last year. The economic position in the... more

17.04.2020
Like elsewhere in Europe and other countries around the world, the most topical question affecting the Estonian economy is what impact the steps taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions they have placed on the activities of households and businesses will have. This issue of Eesti... more
14.04.2020

Senior managers of Eesti Pank attended a meeting of the Economic Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu on Tuesday, and noted that the longer the crisis lasts, the more need there will be to ease social problems. It should also be understood that the Estonian economy that emerges from the crisis may... more

09.04.2020

Like elsewhere in the world, the most topical question affecting the Estonian economy is what impact the steps taken to combat the COVID-19 pandemic and the restrictions they have placed on the activities of households and businesses will have.

The latest Eesti Pank review of monetary... more

31.03.2020

Governor of Eesti Pank Madis Müller, who attended the meeting of the finance committee of the Riigikogu on Tuesday, said it was important right now to focus on steps to support the economy that would give immediate help to people and companies in coping with the crisis.

He explained it... more

25.03.2020
  • The economic crisis has so far affected services businesses and the transport sector the most
  • How much the economy shrinks by will depend primarily on how long the restrictions last in Estonia and elsewhere, and how well companies are able to survive the crisis
  • If the... more
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